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Mar 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
wrong. the earth was one of many celestial bodies, all of which obeyed the same impartial laws. at the same time europeans learned of that revelation, the discovery of the americas and the exploration of the far east revealed that europe wasn't the center of the world. inhis time of spiritual crisis provoked by the explosion of knowledge, artists sought new ways of seeing and understanding. the out-thrust left arm of the disciple startled and astonished its first viewers in 1600. it breaks into the space in which we stand. the naturalism of this painting of christ at emmaus by michelangelo merisi, known as caravaggio, was unprecedented. its intention is to convince us we're participants in this astonishing event, god's presence in the flesh. we may no longer regard the earth as unique, caravaggio seems be saying, but god has dwelt amongst us. divinity and sanctity are to be found in our midst. caravaggio went out into rome's streets and put people he found there in his paintings. he came to rome from northern italy in the last decade of the 16th century. a strange, violent, dri
Mar 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT
will punish corrupt officials to the full extent of the law. we must make sure that power is exercised in an open and transparent way. >> he said he would also work to reduce pollution in cities, increase food security and shrink the gap between rich and poor. now the leadership has to prove it can deliver. >moment, sports, but first a lok at other stories. >a searing government general wo defected to jordan this weekend -- amore all -- morale searing government general who defected to jordan this weekend says -- syrian government general who defected to jordan this weekend says assad's forces are losing morale. dublin is celebrated in the streets. celebrated in the streets. it is a worldwide celebration of irish culture. the football association has slept a lifetime ban on a 20- year-old player after he made what appeared to be a nazi salute -- slapped a lifetime ban on a 20-year-old player after he made what appeared to be a nazi salute. he claimed he did not know what it meant. the formula one season has gotten off to a great start. >> he took a gamble, and one. the lotus driver ma
Mar 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
god. the english will fall on their knees and beg thee to let them return to their lawful homes in peace. wilt be a poor little judas and betray me and him that sent me? i shall dare, dare and dare again in god's name. art for or against me? no wonder that joan has fascinated playwrights and actresses. shaw said of joan, she was very capable, a born boss. in scene one, joan persuades captain robert baudricourt to support her cause and to give her a horse and armor. in scene two, she convinces the dauphin she is sent to drive the english away from orleans and to crown him king in the cathedral at reims. eventually, the knights all pledge themselves to joan's cause. in scene three, joan and the army wait on the south bank of the loire for a west wind. joan prays, the wind changes, and the boats advance the army to the english encampment. scene four takes place in the english camp after joan and her army have won french victory at orleans. the english and the french churchmen plan for joan's fall. this production covers the last two scenes of the play and the epilogue. we begin wit
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